Item - 2013.MM39.11

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 8, 2013 without amendments.

MM39.11 - Creative Strategies for Sustaining Creative Capital - by Councillor Adam Vaughan, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, in consultation with the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, to undertake a review of the current tax regime affecting properties owned and operated by Not-for-Profit Arts and Culture groups, and report back to Executive Committee on the feasibility of creating a new property tax class such that these properties are taxed at a rate similar to residential properties.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(October 9, 2013) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (MM.New.MM39.11.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM39.11 be referred to the Executive Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Oct-09-2013 2:42 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM39.11 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-11-2013 5:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM39.11 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council